WEB PAGE http://www.chillisportsmen.org/
PLEASE DO NOT MAIL YOUR OLD KEY IN WITH YOUR RENEWAL. POSTAL MAIL SORTING EQUIPMENT NOW BEING USED IS DESTROYING THE ENVELOPES AND CHECKS. YOU CAN DROP YOUR OLD KEY IN THE MAIL BOX IN FRONT OF THE CLUB HOUSE THE NEXT TIME YOU ARE AT THE CLUB.
Mail your renewal to: Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club, P.O. Box 13, Chillicothe, IL 61523.
ALL UNPAID FOR 2009 MEMBERS: Your membership expired on December 31st, 2008, and the gate lock was changed on January 1st, 2009. You NO LONGER have access to the Club Grounds until you pay your 2009 fees. YOU WILL BE DROPPED FROM THE CLUB’S MEMBERSHIP ROLL & DATA BASE IF YOUR 2009 RENEWAL IS NOT RECEIVED BY THE FEBRUARY 10, 2009, BOARD MEETING.
Annual Members: Dues $75, Land Fund $10 and 10 work hours or $10 for every work hour not worked. Annual Members with no work hours will have a renewal fee of $185 for 2009.
Associate Life Members: Land Fund $10 and 10 work hours or $10 for every work hour not worked. Associate Life Members with no work hours will have a renewal fee of $110 for 2009.
Life Members: Land Fund $10 and 10 work hours or $10 for every hour not worked. Life Members under the age of 65 with no work hours will have a renewal fee of $110 for 2009. Life Members over the age of 65 are EXEMPT from the 10-work hours requirement and will have a $10 Land Fund renewal fee for 2009.
All Members: Please be sure to return your 2008 membership card with your dues and/or fees even if you don’t have any or only partial work hour credits. This includes both non-renewing and renewing Annual Members, Associate Life Members, and Life Members (both under and over 65) all with or without work hours. We need your membership cards for our records. Thank you.
ALSO, PLEASE PRINT ALL OF THE INFORMATION, INCLUDING E-MAIL ADDRESS, LEGIBLY ON YOUR CARD. WE ARE HAVING TROUBLE READING SOME OF THE INFORMATION AND HAVE TO GUESS AS TO THE CORRECT DATA. ADDITIONALLY, ALL CARDS MUST CONTAIN THIS INFORMATION BEFORE THEY WILL BE PROCESSED.
Need Work Hours? Indoor Range Cleanup is scheduled for February 14, 9 A.M. Questions – contact Bob Bjerke @ (309) 692-1800.
2009 Club Mowing Bid Request: CSC is accepting bids for the annual Club grounds mowing services. The grounds include 5 shooting ranges, archery range & trails, clubhouse area, and other areas. Requirements include regularly scheduled mowing & related trimming, selected additional mowing & trimming as required for special events, and having commercial quality equipment. All bids must be received by March 9. For additional information - contact Steve Schneckenburger @ (309) 692-7807.
CSC also needs the use of a wood chipper to help clear downed branches from the recent ice storms. If you have access to or know of one – contact Steve Schneckenburger @ (309) 692-7807.
NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION (NMO): An (**) in your middle initial area of your address means you need to attend to obtain your 2009 card & gate key. Check the enclosed calendar for dates & times. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED OR NO INSTRUCTOR WILL BE AT THE CLUB FOR THE CLASS. To make your class attendance reservation or to ask any questions - Contact Charles Varnold at (309) 697-6766 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mauser Match rules are casual center-fire off-hand rifle matches at 50 meters for rifles with open sights and pre-1964 military bolt action repeaters. The next match is February 14th. All Mauser Matches will now begin at 8:00 AM effective immediately.
January 10 Match results were:
First: Bill Wilkinson 210-0x Mosin-Nagant 91/30
Second: Keith Kohler 201-3x K31 Schmidt-Rubin
Third: Max Koehl 199-2x M38 Finnish Mosin-Nagant
High Raw Score: Max Koehl 195-2x M38 Finnish Mosin-Nagant
January SKS Challenge Match: Keith Kohler 201-3x K31 Schmidt-Rubin
The February 14th Special Challenge Match will be ‘Enemy at the Gates’. You may shoot any of the principal infantry rifles used at the Battle of Stalingrad: German K98k, Gew 98, Russian SVT38 or 40 Tokarov or Russian Mosin-Nagant rifle (no Mosin carbines). Open sights only may be used for the challenge.
Questions – contact Max Koehl @ (309) 385-1033.
TEMPORARILY AWAY/NEW ADDRESS/NEW E-MAIL ADDRESS
ALL MEMBERS: It is your responsibility to make sure that the Club has your current home address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc., for you to continue receiving your monthly newsletter and any other important communications.
1. Monthly CSC newsletters cost $ .33 each to print and $ .26 each to “bulk mail” out.
2. The USPS WILL NOT HOLD NOR FORWARD any “Bulk Mail” items when they are or are not notified of an address change or any temporary mail hold by the postal customer. These items are marked ‘return to sender’ and include the monthly CSC newsletters.
3. Returned newsletters are marked “POSTAGE DUE” and cost $ .42 each (First Class Postage) to retrieve from the USPS/Post Office. The Club is averaging 2 or 3 per month.
“TEMPORARILY AWAY” – individual is on an extended vacation, gone for the winter, or out of town for an extended job assignment.
“MOVED TO A NEW ADDRESS” – is self-explanatory.
4. Members that receive their monthly newsletter “VIA E-MAIL” must also notify the Club Webmaster when their e-mail address changes to avoid the dreaded “Unable to Deliver” notice.
CLUB WEB SITE
The newsletter and calendar are available for viewing on-line at www.chillisportsmen.org The website also lists all Club ACTIVIITIES, events, and contains periodically updated general information as well as the current CSC Membership Application. Tim Vik is the CLUB WEBMASTER and E-MAIL coordinator. His E-MAIL ADDRESS is email@example.com
If you have any questions or concerns about your Club you may contact any Club Officer listed below or any board member.
President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer
Charles Varnold Jerry Oglesby Bob Bjerke Lowell Bennett
(309) 697-6766 (309) 274-5413 (309) 692-1800 (309) 274-5586
Acronyms - What the heck do they mean!!???!!?!?
Wonder what all the acronyms used out on the range and in this newsletter mean? This area of the newsletter is dedicated to helping explain these. If I forget some or misidentify them, please let me know.
SASS Single Action Shooting Society
USPSA United States Practical Shooting Association – Club Number #IL-08
DCM Department of Civilian Marksmanship (old designation)
CMP Civilian Marksmanship Program (new designation) - Club Number #52084
NMO New Member Orientation
NRA National Rifle Association - Club Affiliation Number #R0570
ISRA Illinois State Rifle Association – Club Affiliation Number #00282
Contact Tim Vik via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to receive the CSC Newsletter and calendar of events via e-mail at no cost to you.